virtualenv 14.0.4 fails on Windows (casing issue) #858

xflr6 opened this Issue Jan 31, 2016 · 3 comments


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xflr6 commented Jan 31, 2016
C:\Users\User\Desktop>virtualenv venv
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "c:\program files\python27\lib\site-packages\", line 992, in
    (filename, prefixes)
AssertionError: Filename C:\program files\python27\lib\ does not start with
 any of these prefixes: ['c:\\program files\\python27']
C:\Users\User\Desktop>virtualenv --version

see also #857, #856, #815


I just ran into the same issue FWIW.

@The-Compiler The-Compiler added a commit to qutebrowser/qutebrowser that referenced this issue Feb 1, 2016
@The-Compiler The-Compiler ci_install: Pin virtualenv to 14.0.3 on Windows.
WORKAROUND for pypa/virtualenv#858
@The-Compiler The-Compiler referenced this issue in qutebrowser/qutebrowser Feb 1, 2016

Relax editor templating #1263

Ivoz commented Feb 1, 2016

I released 14.0.5 for this

@Ivoz Ivoz closed this Feb 1, 2016

Thanks! I can confirm it's fixed with 14.0.5.

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